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Grandfather clock with a greene and greene flair to it cherry wood with a oil finish
-- Chad, Utah, knottyalder.com
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#1 posted 01-15-2014 07:51 AM
Nicely done! How did you get the base mounted to the wall like that? Definitely a labor of love.
-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher
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#2 posted 01-15-2014 09:44 AM
Beautiful work. Are you used old mechanical movement or new? I want to make G&G clock too.
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#3 posted 01-15-2014 11:21 AM
Very nice job bones, beautiful work with a G&G flair to it. You did an awesome job and would love to see some pics of the building if you have any…thanks for sharing.
-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....
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#4 posted 01-15-2014 01:31 PM
beautiful, looks great, great work
-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---etsy.com/shop/SussmanWoodworking--
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#5 posted 01-15-2014 01:52 PM
beautiful clock. Your G&G features are well done. I especially like top door and how the you’ve included the arcs into the door rails and styles and how they integrate with he cloud lifts at each corner.
-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario
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#6 posted 01-15-2014 03:05 PM
I really like this clock it has a great design and was built so very well,beautiful!
-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture
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#7 posted 01-15-2014 05:26 PM
This is an absolutely gorgeous clock. You’ve made a heirloom for sure. The craftsmanship is exceptional.
One small point I’ll bring up at the risk of seeming critical; I’d love to see more pics of this gem with some better camera focus. This is an exceptional piece that I think a lot of lumberjocks could learn from (especially me!). With Greene and Greene, the details make all the difference, and it’s tough to make out some of the finer details. Again, I say this not to be critical, but because you’ve built such an inspiring piece, and I for one want to see as much of it as possible!
Inspiring work. Thanks so much for sharing.
-- Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read. -Groucho Marx
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#8 posted 01-15-2014 08:03 PM
You did a fine job on this clock. It’s beautiful.
helluvawreck aka Charleshttp://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com
-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau
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#9 posted 01-15-2014 09:55 PM
Wow—beautiful clock! I love G&G, and have never seen those features incorporated into a Grandfather clock. I’ll bet Charles would have loved it!
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#10 posted 01-16-2014 06:00 AM
Hey Ken, you have created an absolutely beautiful family heirloom.
I am still a beginner, have learned much on this site and I am very appreciative (no spell checker here, not sure I spelled that right) to all that has helped.
I have noticed in the comments, “G & G, and Greene and Greene” could you explain what or who that represents?Or maybe someone whom commented above could let me know what it means.
-- Mark, ”...NEWBEE: On the road to learning a lot; but; a lot more to learn…” ("My Granddad used to tell me, if you didn't learn something new today, it just wasn't worth getting out of bed")
#11 posted 01-16-2014 02:05 PM
Greene and greene are two brothers (charles and henry) from southern california. home and furniture designers in the early 1900s. Google the gamble house the blacker house to see good examples of there work.
#12 posted 01-18-2014 06:23 AM
Thanks Bones, now I know what you guys are talking about. G & G are quite the designers. Very nice.Thanks again.
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